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Caterpillar to cut 230 jobs from Illinois plant in move of 2 production lines to Mexico

Caterpillar to cut 230 jobs from Illinois plant in move...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 23, 2015

Caterpillar has announced that it will cut hundreds more manufacturing jobs, this time at its Joliet, Illinois facility as part of its continuing ...

John Deere cuts 910 ag factory workers, adds 220 to construction equipment facilities

John Deere cuts 910 ag factory workers, adds 220 to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 23, 2015

John Deere announced today that it would layoff 910 employees across five agricultural equipment factories in Iowa and Illinois as the ...

Report: GM won’t have to completely retool factory for aluminum truck manufacturing thanks to new welding process

Report: GM won’t have to completely retool...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 28, 2014

Ford’s new F-150 is the first pickup out of the gate in the race to reduce weight with aluminum, but ...

JCB now building 3CX backhoes in North America, will add 100 workers to new line

JCB now building 3CX backhoes in North America, will...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2014

JCB has added the 3CX backhoe to the lineup of machines being made at its North American headquarters in Savannah, ...

Highway construction spending down for second straight month

Highway construction spending down for second straight...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 04, 2014

U.S. construction spending dropped for the second straight month in September, this time by .4 percent. In August construction spending ...

Highway construction spending down in August

Highway construction spending down in August

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 04, 2014

U.S. construction spending saw its second dip of the year in August, falling 0.8 percent. Spending was at a seasonally adjusted ...

Nonresidential projects push construction spending to largest monthly gain in more than 2 years in July

Nonresidential projects push construction spending to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 03, 2014

After seeing its first drop in one year during June, construction spending in the U.S. fully recovered and then some ...

Case to move M Series dozer production to Burlington, Iowa plant in $24 million expansion

Case to move M Series dozer production to Burlington,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 05, 2014

Case Construction Equipment has announced that it plans to move production of its M Series crawler dozers to Burlington, Iowa, ...

Wages for construction workers and heavy equipment manufacturing workers are on the rise

Wages for construction workers and heavy equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 05, 2014

We're now five years into the economic recovery following the Great Recession and pay raises, according to a report from ...

Komatsu sees slight boost in sales and profit during 1Q

Komatsu sees slight boost in sales and profit during 1Q

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 29, 2014

Komatsu announced today increases in both sales and profit during the company's first quarter ending June 31. The company reported net ...

Caterpillar to shut down South Carolina engine plant, relocate production, cut 510 jobs

Caterpillar to shut down South Carolina engine plant,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2014

Caterpillar has announced that it is relocating production of engines from a plant in Fountain Inn, South Carolina to plants ...

Caterpillar profit rises 5% in 1Q due to surge in construction equipment sales

Caterpillar profit rises 5% in 1Q due to surge in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2014

After a rough 2013 that saw profits drop 33 percent, the momentum Caterpillar gained during a strong fourth quarter appears ...

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